10 Tips For Parenting A Child With ADHD

mother talking to teen with adhd .

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and may continue into adulthood. ADHD includes persistent problems such as impulsive behavior, hyperactivity, and difficulty sustaining attention. Symptoms of ADHD in children Every child is unique. Conditions like ADHD, Autism, or Down Syndrome should not only be a label.   Some...[ read more ]

A Guide to Supporting Black Youth in Therapy

A young black girl stand in the center of the photo with her head down while two people outside the shot are showing hands fussing at her. This symbolizes the stressors that black youth face daily and the need for therapy.

Black youth face many challenges that affect their mental health and well-being, such as racism, discrimination, poverty, and trauma. Despite this problem, they are less likely to receive adequate and culturally responsive mental health care than their white peers.  This unavailability of proper mental health care for black youth is due to the stigma in the community where therapy is...[ read more ]

5 Ways to Get Your Teenager to Talk to You

It's tough trying to get your teen to talk. Science has shown that the teenager's brain has yet to fully develop the frontal cortex, which is the area that controls our ability to reason, and to think before we act. As your teen's brain develops, they're also learning new things about themselves and their surrounding world; simultaneously, they're dealing with...[ read more ]

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